On Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, William Mitchell College of Law honored the Honorable Kathleen Gearin ’75 and Larry Bell ’79, two exceptional alumni, by presenting them with awards at the annual DeParcq Leadership Celebration.
Mitchell’s hands-on approach to law education has gotten the attention of educators halfway across the world. Professor John Sonsteng has been invited to Hong Kong to speak at a legal education conference on Oct. 26, 2013. Sonsteng will present at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Law Faculty’s summit on “Legal Education in The Global Context: Opportunities and Challenges.” Continue reading
For the fourth consecutive year, Nilan Johnson Lewis has made a significant contribution to help fund the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project at Mitchell. Continue reading
William Mitchell College of Law will host an information session from 10 am to 1 pm Saturday, Oct. 12, for people thinking about enrolling in law school. Continue reading
Mitchell’s highly-regarded Indian Law program has received a major grant from the federal government. A U.S. Department of Justice grant of more than $280,000 will allow the program to provide even more help for Minnesota and Wisconsin Indian tribes and more experience for law students. Continue reading
If it’s in Minnesota and has a legal department, there’s a good chance it also has a Mitchell student learning the ins and outs of the organization. Thanks to Mitchell’s beefed up externship program, students are getting more opportunities than ever to gain valuable practical experience in many legal settings, including government, nonprofits, and corporations. Continue reading
In honor of Justice Rosalie Wahl, one of William Mitchell’s most distinguished graduates, the law school will join the state of Minnesota and fly its flags at half-staff from sunrise until sunset Saturday, Sept. 21. Continue reading
He told stories that were at the same time emotionally deflating and inspiring. He captivated a standing-room only audience of students, professors, alumni, and staff. By the end of his hour-long lunch meeting with the William Mitchell community, Julian Bond, a patriarch of the American Civil Rights Movement, had made his point: Progress has been made, but the fight for equal rights for all people is far from over. Continue reading
William Mitchell faculty frequently share their practical wisdom with the public. Here’s a look at some of the faculty who were quoted in the news, Sept. 2013. Continue reading
William Mitchell’s commitment to recruiting and assisting military students has again earned it national recognition: For the second year in a row, the college has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine. The distinction is based on a survey of more than 10,000 schools nationwide. Continue reading
A creative solution to the world’s water shortage problem has earned second-year Mitchell student Stephen Hanson runner-up honors in a scholarship contest. The Future of Water Scholarship campaign, which drew about 150 entrants, is sponsored by WaterFilters.net, a clean-water distribution business founded and run by Jamin Arvig ’07. Continue reading
Attorneys from across the country will head to William Mitchell this fall to work on their deposition skills, trial skills, and their use of technology. They’ll be part of “The Complete Advocate,” a National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) program hosted by Mitchell Sept. 14-20.